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Connections Column

Notes Column

In this column, write one of the following:
  • Heading or Subheadings

  • Questions from reading

  • Vocabulary

In this column, write the following:
  • Topic of each paragraph
  • Main idea of each paragraph(s)
  • Bold, underlined, or italicized words & their meaning
  • Answers to questions
  • Supporting ideas & information
  • Examples
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In this column also, use these hints to faster note taking:
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  • Abbreviate familiar words
  • Use symbols when possible (+, =, )
  • Take notes in bullets!
  • Cut unnecessary words
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Summary: Summarize what you read/lecture; write the 5 most important points of the section/lecture; &/or write questions you still have to answer.

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Click here for sample lecture note sheet